Research Highlights

As a research-intensive School, we've got a lot of exciting science going on. We are super-proud of the research undertaken by our staff and postgraduate students.

Te Aka Mātuatua School of Science

Radiocarbon dating will become more accurate with this new calibration curve.

Could so-called concrete willow aphid honey be used as a prebiotic superfood?

A new book has been published that outlines the impact of invasive predators on the flora and fauna of Aotearoa.

Can increased plant diversity in grasslands enhance the natural control of insect herbivores and will that reduce their impacts on plants?

How can Indigenous and colonizing peoples create meaningful and empowering partnerships with each other to restore native ecosystems within our cities?

Manaaki Whenua-Landcare Research, the University of Waikato, and the United States Department of Agriculture maintain a network of soil-climate stations in Antarctica.

Talented Staff of the School of Science